Williams Named AP Honorable Mention All-American
Updated Mar 29, 2006 16:07:29
RUSTON – Louisiana Tech senior guard Tasha Williams was named to the 2005-06 Associated Press women’s All-America basketball team which was released Tuesday.
Williams, a first team All-Western Athletic Conference selection this season, earned honorable mention honors on the AP team, along with fellow WAC player Leilani Mitchell of Idaho.
The Kingsland, Ark., native – who will participate this weekend in the WNBA Combine in Boston – averaged 12.9 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 2.8 steals while leading the Top 25 ranked Lady Techsters to the program’s 25th NCAA Tournament appearance.
The four-year starter ends her Tech career ranking No. 26 in scoring (1,252 points), No. 6 in assists (477), No. 6 in steals (277), No. 2 in free throws made (426), No. 5 in free throws attempted (541) and No. 5 in free throw percentage (.787).
Seimone Augustus, LSU, 6-1, senior
Ivory Latta, North Carolina, 5-6, junior
Cappie Pondexter, Rutgers, 5-9, senior
Courtney Paris, Oklahoma, 6-4, freshman
Sophia Young, Baylor, 6-1, senior
Jessica Davenport, Ohio State, 6-5, junior
Monique Currie, Duke, 6-0, senior
Candice Wiggins, Stanford, 5-11, sophomore
Candace Parker, Tennessee, 6-3, freshman
Crystal Langhorne, Maryland, 6-2, sophomore
Sylvia Fowles, LSU, 6-6, sophomore
Tasha Humphrey, Georgia, 6-3, sophomore
Khara Smith, DePaul, 6-2, senior
Kim Smith, Utah, 6-1, senior
Candice Dupree, Temple, 6-2, senior
Ambrosia Anderson, BYU; La'Tangela Atkinson, North Carolina; Sherill Baker, Georgia; Nikki Blue, UCLA; Melanie Boeglin, Indiana State; Tara Boothe, Xavier. Meg Bulger, West Virginia; LaToya Davis, Texas Tech; Jessica Dickson, South Florida; Megan Duffy, Notre Dame; Katie Gearlds, Purdue; Erin Grant, Texas Tech. Lindsey Harding, Duke; Tiffany Jackson, Texas; Tamara James, Miami; Erlana Larkins, North Carolina; Camille Little, North Carolina; Lyndsey Medders, Iowa State. Leilani Mitchell, Idaho; Noelle Quinn, UCLA; Jillian Robbins, Tulsa; Liz Shimek, Michigan State; Brooke Smith, Stanford; Ann Strother, Connecticut. Shona Thorburn, Utah; Tasha Williams, Louisiana Tech; Lisa Willis, UCLA; Shanna Zolman, Tennessee.